Pennsylvania Capital-Star: After pandemic drop, advocates fear spike in child abuse reports this fall | Tuesday Morning Coffee

After a pandemic-prompted drop-off, a child advocacy says it’s likely Pennsylvania will see a spike in child abuse reports this fall. That’s because children were isolated during the lockdown in 2020, which meant such mandatory reporters as teachers and physicians weren’t able to spot abuse and report it to authorities. But, as has been well-established, […]

Pa Family Support Alliance Predicts Child Abuse Reports in Pennsylvania Could Increase this Fall

Release – Pa Family Support Alliance Predicts Child Abuse Reports in Pennsylvania Could Increase this Fall, October 8, 2021 Due to the pandemic, many children remained socially isolated; School personnel and community members need to learn the warning signs of abuse and neglect; anyone who suspects abuse and neglect should report it Harrisburg, Pa.– As […]

The Meadville Tribune: Sandusky case spurred major changes to beef up reporting of suspected abuse

HARRISBURG, Pa. – In the decade since the revelations about the predatory sexual abuse of children perpetrated by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, lawmakers have passed more than two dozen bills intended to better protect children. Some of that legislation dramatically changed the requirements for those who work with children and those […]

The Hunstville Item: Sandusky case spurred major changes to beef up reporting of suspected abuse

HARRISBURG, Pa. – In the decade since the revelations about the predatory sexual abuse of children perpetrated by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, lawmakers have passed more than two dozen bills intended to better protect children. Some of that legislation dramatically changed the requirements for those who work with children and those […]

The Tribune-Democrat: Sandusky case spurred major changes to beef up reporting of suspected abuse

In the decade since the revelations about the predatory sexual abuse of children perpetrated by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, lawmakers have passed more than two dozen bills intended to better protect children. Some of that legislation dramatically changed the requirements for those who work with children and those who give their […]

Washington Times Herald: Sandusky case spurred major changes to beef up reporting of suspected abuse

HARRISBURG, Pa. – In the decade since the revelations about the predatory sexual abuse of children perpetrated by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, lawmakers have passed more than two dozen bills intended to better protect children. Some of that legislation dramatically changed the requirements for those who work with children and those […]

New Castle News: Sandusky case spurred major changes to beef up reporting of suspected abuse

HARRISBURG, Pa. – In the decade since the revelations about the predatory sexual abuse of children perpetrated by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, lawmakers have passed more than two dozen bills intended to better protect children. Some of that legislation dramatically changed the requirements for those who work with children and those […]

The Sunbury Daily Item: Sandusky case spurred major changes to beef up reporting of suspected abuse

HARRISBURG, Pa. – In the decade since the revelations about the predatory sexual abuse of children perpetrated by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, lawmakers have passed more than two dozen bills intended to better protect children. Some of that legislation dramatically changed the requirements for those who work with children and those […]

The Sharon Herald: Sandusky case spurred major changes to beef up reporting of suspected abuse

HARRISBURG – In the decade since revelations about the predatory sexual abuse of children perpetrated by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, lawmakers have passed more than two dozen bills intended to better protect children. Some of that legislation dramatically changed the requirements for those who work with children and those who give […]

WJET-TV: Group working to train professionals working with children how to spot warning signs of abuse

The Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance is working to train professionals who work with children on how to spot the warning signs of abuse. The non-profit is widely recognized as the leading expert on child protection and child abuse prevention in the state. According to members of the organization, this meeting provides the tips for professionals […]

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